|Updated August 16, 2018|
“To Bee or Not to Bee” floral show, through Sept. 9, The Domes, 524 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee. With proof of residency, Milwaukee County residents receive free admission Monday mornings - excluding the celebration of major holidays. 414-257-5600 or countyparks.com.
Irish Fest, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. today, 4 p.m. to midnight Friday, noon to midnight Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, Henry W. Maier Festival Park, 200 N. Harbor Drive, Milwaukee. Irish food and drinks, theater presentations, dancers, sporting events, unique Celtic crafts and gifts, and more. irishfest.com.
MAM After Dark,
7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum
Drive, Milwaukee. Art, music, food and activities. Free for members;
$35 membership. mam.org.
Ceramics and Fired Arts Show and Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday
and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000
Northview Road, Waukesha. $7; free for 12 and younger. www.ceramicdollshows.com.
the Park, noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Pulaski Park, 5400 S. Swift
Ave., Cudahy. Food, live music, raffles and more.
Dog Days at
Lynden, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145
W. Brown Deer Road, River Hills. Free for members or with admission.
IndiaFest, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Humboldt Park, 3000 S.
Howell Ave., Milwaukee. Smell the spices, listen to the music, learn
about the culture through activities and exhibitions.
Festival for the Arts, noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, Cathedral Square
Park, 520 E. Wells St., Milwaukee. Live art, art exhibits, food and
Venetian Boat Parade, 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, McKinley
Marina, 1750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee. Decorated boats
will slowly parade through mcKinley Marina, the Milwaukee Community
Sailing Center and Veterans Park. Food and drink concessions, music
and the judging stand will be at the Sailing Center.
MKE, Monday through Aug. 26, various Milwaukee venues. Events
range from music at The Rave, bars and the Riverside Theater to the
film “RZA: Live from the 36th Chamber” on Aug. 25 at the Oriental
Theatre on the East Side. For full lineup, visit www.hiphopweekmke.com.
Benefit for the
family of Milwaukee police officer Michael Michalski, 4 p.m. to 9
p.m. Aug. 23, Steny’s Tavern & Grill, 800 S. Second St.,
Milwaukee. Bidding for silent auction ends at 8 p.m. Michalski was
shot and killed in the line of duty last month.
the East End, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23, Milwaukee Art
Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee. Milwaukee chefs fire up
the grills for lakeside meal. Music by Jon Rouse. Complimentary wine
or beer tasting inside. mam.org.
63rd annual St.
Sava Serbian Days, Aug. 24 to Aug. 26, 3201 S. 51st St.,
Milwaukee. Eat sarma and other Serbian food while listening and
dancing to Serbian and American music.
noon to midnight Aug. 24 through Aug. 26, Henry W. Maier Festival
Park, 200 N. Harbor Drive, Milwaukee. Hispanic food, music, education
and culture. mexicanfiesta.org.
Community Picnic: Fight Against Opioids, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug.
25, Evangelical & Reformed United Church of Christ, 413 Wisconsin
Ave., Waukesha. Speakers include Mayor Shawn Reilly, Police Chief
Russel Jack, Fire Chief Steven Howard and County Supervisor Christine
Howard. Community service information booths, free food, games, bounce
house, music, raffles and dunk tank. Event to help raise funds for ED2
recovery program that starts when therapists are called in to the
emergency room for suspected opioid users.
Islands, 2 p.m. Aug. 25, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts,
929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. Free. Closing celebration for Live at
Peck Pavilion summer series with music, food and culture of the
Caribbean. International artists Adonis Puentes and the Voice of Cuba
Orchestras as well as local favorites De La Buean. Kids activities,
art vendors and more. marcuscenter.org.
Wine & Vine Etc., 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25, celebrating
the grape arbor built in 1912 at the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi,
3221 S. Lake Drive, St. Francis. Wines, craft beers, coffee, tea, and
food from many area restaurants and vendors. Advance tickets are $60
or $40 for nonalcoholic tickets for adults and under 21.
Milwaukee Fringe Festival, Aug. 25 and Aug. 26, downtown
Milwaukee. Main locations at Marcus Center’s Wilson Theater at Vogel
Hall, Todd Wehr Theater and surrounding venues. More than 25 live acts
from theater, music, dance and visual art, including roving artists,
from the greater Milwaukee area and throughout the United States. For
schedule, ticketsvisit mkefringe.com.
poet Chuck Stebelton and friends, 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Aug. 26,
Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road, River Hills. Bring
appropriate footwear and binoculars, if you have them. Free for
members or with admission. lyndensculpturegarden.org, 414-446-8794.
Fond du Lac
Coin Club annual Convention and Show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 26,
Holiday Inn, 625 W. Rolling Meadows Drive, Fond du Lac. About 70
tables with dealers from throughout the Midwest will buy, trade or
sell U.S. or world coins, gold, silver, paper money and tokens. The
public can bring in coins for sale or appraisal. Sign up for free door
Ride - Convoy Landing and Motorcycle Swap Meet, noon to 8 p.m.
Aug. 26, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha.
Bobby Friss Band starts at 3:30 p.m. www.bikersthatcare.com.
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